The show’s cast of characters looked back to the past and forward to the future during Friday's two hour long finale.
It was a triumphant finale for ‘Glee’ on Friday evening, as the popular Fox series waved goodbye after six seasons. The two hour long finale episode titled ‘Dreams Come True’ packed an emotional punch, as viewers were remind of how far the characters had come, as well as being given a glimpse into their futures.
Lea Michele had her finally outing as Rachel Berry on Friday night's 'Glee' finale
The show’s first hour focused on the past, looking back to the formation of McKinley High’s Glee club back in 2009. It showed how each of the character fans had grown to love began life on the series as a misunderstood outcast.
But it was through the Glee club, headed by inspirational teacher Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison) that the characters were able to realise their full potential, thus setting them up for bright futures after graduation.
The second hour showed what the future had in store for the show’s main characters, with Rachel (Lea Michele) going on to become a Broadway star, winning a Tony award and of course thanking Mr Schuester in her acceptance speech.
Rachel would also go on to become a surrogate, carrying Kurt's and Blaine's baby in 2020. Kurt and Blaine were revealed to now be Broadway stars, having starred in he first LGBT production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.
Sue Sylvester was revealed to have entered politics, eventually becoming Vice-President in 2020 when Jeb Bush was elected for a second term. The former cheerleading coach’s new role would lead to the show’s heart wrenching finale, as Sue invites the former students back to McKinley High for a renaming of the auditorium after the late Corey Monteith’s character Finn Hudson.
The finale episode served as a fitting end to 'Glee's' six year long journey, with each character’s story feeling nicely wrapped up. The show’s creator’s Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk will next move on to another Fox series, ‘Scream Queens’, which will see them re-team with Lea Michele. 'Scream Queen' is set to debut in the fall.
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